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Healthy, appetising menus may not be enough to attract staff to the workplace restaurant, claims Nick Hucker, MD of Preoday. He argues that other incentives may be necessary Most employees spend much of their lives working. Assuming a full-time worker ...

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Time to focus

Eve Fitzhenry, Head of Marketing at Boss Design, explains why quiet space free of distractions is an essential component of modern workplace layouts If you ask office workers what they find most irritating and unproductive about their workplace, they are ...

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Hot desking is having a cold impact on employee wellbeing

With profound changes in the today’s workforce and hot desking increasingly becoming adopted by UK businesses, new research has revealed eight in 10 office workers have reported that office seating, including hot desking can have a negative impact on their ...

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Behind closed doors

Sara Kassam, Head of Sustainability Development at CIBSE, explores the contribution of maintenance and engineering to creating healthy internal environments Too hot, too cold, too stuffy, too bright, too dim…we’ve all experienced spaces that just don’t feel right. The amount ...

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How an active office improves productivity and wellbeing at work

Health Secretary Matt Hancock recently called on UK businesses to make their workplaces healthier and encourage staff to incorporate more physical activity into their daily routine. Speaking at the International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress in October 2018, ...

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Wellness matters

Angela Love, Director of Active Workplace Solutions, argues that workplace wellbeing is more than a fad – it’s essential to the health of the organisation Throw out the rulebook. Get rid of the ‘guide to…’ Workplace wellbeing isn’t a checklist ...

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Noise pollution is a big cause of dissatisfaction in the modern workplace

Noise in the workplace is having a negative impact on the wellbeing of employees and impacting significantly on their productivity, according to a major new survey. In a survey of 1,000 UK-based office workers, 65 per cent reported that noise ...

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Are you quite well?  

Robert Millar, Operations Director at Blue Apple Catering, looks at the ever more prominent issue of staff wellbeing in the workplace and how a contract catering offering can help to make a positive impact in this area According to The ...

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AJ Products launches a new study into workplace health

A 2018 report from the World Health Organisation suggested that just over a quarter of adults worldwide do not do enough physical activity. The comprehensive study, which surveyed 1.9 million people across 168 countries, showed that 27.5% of adults worldwide ...

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UK workers want better remote working options

Employers in the UK need to provide more flexible and remote working options in order to attract the best talent, according to new research. Airbnb’s ‘Future of Work’ report has found that the modern trend of remote and flexible working ...

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